Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) is a 2019 British documentary short film directed by Carol Dysinger and produced by Elena Andreicheva.[1] It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 92nd Academy Awards.[2]

SummaryEdit

The film is about Skateistan, a nonprofit organization, which started as a skate school in 2007 for girls from impoverished neighborhoods learning to read, write, and skateboard in Kabul, Afghanistan, where young women are not allowed to participate in sporting activities.[3][4]

AwardsEdit

Academy AwardsEdit

Year Category Nominated work Result
2020[5] Best Documentary Feature (Short Subject) Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) Won

BAFTAEdit

Year Category Nominated work Result
2020 Best British Short Film Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) Won

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) | Tribeca Film Festival". Tribeca.
  2. ^ 2020|Oscars.org
  3. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl)". A&E.
  4. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl)". Film Independent.
  5. ^ Barsanti, Sam (February 9, 2020). "Here Are the Winners from the 92nd Academy Awards". The A. V. Club. Retrieved February 9, 2020.

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